News Release


  • 4-October-2010

    English

    OECD standards taken up in fight against conflict minerals

    The OECD Guidance for Responsible Supply Chain Management of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas was endorsed by the ICGLR on 30 September 2010 and will be put forward for adoption at the ICGLR’s Special Summit of Heads of States on 19 November 2010 as part of a package of tools designed to improve transparency and accountability in the minerals sector.

  • 16-June-2010

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    Economy : Developing countries set to account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030, according to new estimates

    The economic and financial crisis is accelerating a longer-term structural transformation in the global economy, with the aggregate economic weight of developing and emerging economies on the verge of surpassing that of the countries that currently make up the advanced world, according to new analysis from the OECD Development Centre.

  • 28-April-2010

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    Gender : Encouraging gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa

    Governments in the Middle East and North Africa increasingly recognise that gender equality - encouraging the talents, skills, education and productivity of all their citizens, including women - will make their countries stronger.

  • 27-April-2010

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    Press Release: DevCom Seminar on Aid Effectiveness & Regional Economic Integration

    Press Release: DevCom Seminar on Aid Effectiveness & Regional Economic Integration

  • 26-April-2010

    English

    OECD's Gurría mourns death of economist Angus Maddison

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría lamented the recent death of the distinguished British economist Angus Maddison, who held a number of senior posts at the OECD and its fore-runner, the Organisation for European Economic Cooperation, between 1953 and 1978.

  • 14-April-2010

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    Development aid rose in 2009 and most donors will meet 2010 aid targets

    New OECD figures show continuing growth in development aid in 2009, despite the financial crisis.

  • 8-March-2010

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    OECD, WTO and UNCTAD renew calls to G20 to resist protectionism

    The OECD, World Trade Organization and the UN’s Conference on Trade and Development have called on the leaders of the G20 countries to resist protectionism or the prospects for economic recovery may be wiped out.

  • 17-February-2010

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    Donors’ mixed aid performance for 2010 sparks concern

    Aid to developing countries in 2010 will reach record levels in dollar terms after increasing by 35 per cent since 2004. But it will still be less than the world’s major aid donors promised five years ago at the Gleneagles and Millennium + 5 summits.

  • 21-January-2010

    English

    Some donors are not keeping their aid promises, says OECD

    From the Monterrey Financing for Development Conference in 2002, to the Gleneagles G8 Summit and the UN Millennium +5 Summit in 2005, donors committed to increase their aid to developing countries, and to Africa in particular

  • 18-January-2010

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    NONIE Conference 2010 - Call for papers

    Call for papers for the annual meeting of NONIE (Network of Networks of Impact Evaluation), whcih aims to contribute to the ongoing discussion on

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